Latifur Rahman

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Tribute by Mahfuz Anam: A fighter for independent journalism

The fact that Latifur Rahman, Shamim Bhai to us all, is no longer among us still feels unreal.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

A true patriot

Latifur Rahman, or “Shamim bhai” as we knew him, is no longer with us today. In his absence, the business community in Bangladesh will never be the same again. His guidance and cool temperament will be greatly missed.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Latifur Rahman: A legacy of integrity

Two years ago today, we lost Mr Latifur Rahman. He was a man of immense integrity and determination. He was an ethical entrepreneur, a champion of the free media, and a family man.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Remembering Latifur Rahman: An ethical leader and a true friend

My connection with Latifur Rahman (Shamim) goes back to pre-partition times when both our families lived in Calcutta (Kolkata), though we never actually met then.

July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020

Condolences pour in for Latifur Rahman

With the death of founding chairman and CEO of Transcom Group Latifur Rahman, the country has lost a business leader who lived by the highest standards of business integrity and was a protector of professional and independent media.

June 6, 2017
June 6, 2017

Justice Latifur Rahman passes away

Former chief justice Latifur Rahman, who led the caretaker government in 2001, passes away at Samarita Hospital in Dhaka at the age of 81.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

Kulkhwani of Faraaz tomorrow

The kulkhwani of Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, who was brutally killed along with 19 other hostages in a militant attack at a Dhaka café on July 1, is to be held on July 10 after Asr prayers.